vandalism

July 02, 2019 - 7:52 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Police in Chicago have arrested seven people suspected of spray-painting graffiti on two downtown landmarks, including the popular giant metallic sculpture known as "The Bean." Authorities say the Millennium Park sculpture was vandalized late Monday and that the suspects were...
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Protesters deface the Hong Kong logo at the Legislative Council to protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, Monday, July 1, 2019. The extradition law has aroused concerns that this legislation would undermine the city's independent judicial system as it allows Hong Kong to hand over fugitives to the jurisdictions that the city doesn't currently have an extradition agreement with, including mainland China, where a fair trial might not be guaranteed. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
July 01, 2019 - 9:20 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters swarmed into Hong Kong's legislature Monday night, defacing portraits of lawmakers and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans in the chamber before vacating it as riot police cleared surrounding streets with tear gas and then moved inside. The three-hour...
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Protesters try to forcefully enter the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Monday, July 1, 2019. Combative protesters tried to break into the Hong Kong legislature Monday as a crowd of thousands prepared to start a march in that direction on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to China. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
July 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Police have begun advancing on Hong Kong's legislature building to clear protesters who broke into it and vandalized offices and the main chamber. An AP journalist said he could...
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June 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Apparently hungry and thirsty vandals have trashed a fairgrounds booth in Maine, stealing 120 whoopie pies and drinking half a gallon of iced tea. John Youney, a director of the Skowhegan Lions Club, tells the Morning Sentinel that a refrigerator full of cookies was also...
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June 04, 2019 - 2:15 pm
The Wichita Police Department has arrested a 13-year-old boy, a 14-year old boy, and an 18-year-old for a half-dozen counts of criminal damage to property. At approximately 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to a vandalism-in-progress call in the 5200 block of E. Pine (northwest of Central...
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May 31, 2019 - 6:51 pm
Edgemore Park, a local recreation center in Wichita took significant damage on Wednesday night, leaving summer campers and counselors angry, frustrated, and wondering why. Surveillance video of the scene shows people approach the center from the south, and use baseball bats to smash ten windows...
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May 15, 2019 - 1:34 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Greece has condemned a vandalism attack on his home in Athens, after paint was thrown at the wall outside his residence near the embassy. Geoffrey Pyatt said in a tweet Wednesday that the paint attack was "childish vandalism" and that he would work with...
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May 04, 2019 - 1:10 am
Weeks after vandals caused $50,000 in damage to the Pretty Prairie band room, the music students took to the stage to perform their final band concert of the year. The concert was supposed to take place last month, but on April 13, vandals broke into the school, destroyed the band room and broke...
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Ted Woodward
May 02, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Multiple cases of vandalism have been reported in W. Wichita's Delano neighborhood. The first case was reported late Wednesday night by an employee at The Monarch, near the Clock Tower roundabout at Douglas & Sycamore. An unknown suspect had etched the letters "CASER" into a glass door at The...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, May 29, 2018, A museum employee looks at the screen depicting the damage inflicted to a painting by Russian painter Ilya Repin in an attack at the Tretyakov State Gallery in Moscow, Russia. A court in Moscow on Tuesday April 30, 2019, sentenced a man to two and a half years in prison for vandalizing the famous painting by renowned Russian artist Ilya Repin. (Sergey Vedyashkin, Moscow News Agency photo via AP, File)
April 30, 2019 - 9:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow on Tuesday sentenced a Russian man to 2 1/2 years in prison for vandalizing a famous painting by the renowned Russian artist Ilya Repin. The court found Igor Podporin guilty of damaging the painting, which depicts Russian czar Ivan the Terrible cradling his dying son...
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